As winter hits, more and more curly girls notice their hair becoming dry and difficult to manage. As frustrating as this is, it's also really normal. Curly hair is impacted by dry, cold weather more so than other types of hair, and often tangles due to hats and scarves. However, this isn't something you just have to endure. You can take charge of your curls and protect them during the colder months. If you're the DIY type, you'll love this super easy to follow recipe. So what are you waiting for? Try this DIY treatment to manage your curls. Remember you can adjust ingredients and customize as you'd like so you can make this treatment uniquely yours.
Try this DIY treatment to manage your curls
If you're looking for a treatment that will help get unruly curls under control, this is it. For starters, you'll need a few simple ingredients.
1 ripe banana, mashed
4-5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, or another type of carrier oil. For finer curls, go with something like avocado or jojoba.
2 tablespoons vegetable glycerin
2 tablespoons honey
What to do:
Take all of the ingredients and combine them in the blender. Mix until it's become completely smooth. Make sure there aren't any lumps or unblended pieces in the mixture. Then, wash your curls using warm water and your favorite cleanser. This treatment is great to follow up with on a clarifying treatment. Apply to wet hair, making sure to cover each strand thoroughly, and then cover your hair with a plastic shower cap. You can apply heat to make the product more effective. After 60 minutes, rinse out and style your hair.